For his spectacular begin to life at Belgian first division aspect KAA Gent, Nigerian striker Reward Orban has earned comparability to 1991 Ballon d`or winner Jean-Pierre Papin.
Orban was drawn on this comparability by Belguim legend Franky Van der Elst who sees similarities with France and Marseille icon Jean-Pierre Papin within the 20-year outdated striker.
” Orban is sweet, Franky Van der Elst informed Het Nieuwsblad “It’s a no brainer, which acts extraordinarily quick in and round 16.
“His second objective towards Basaksehir was good in fact, however I additionally thought the primary one was unbelievable.
“He stands nonetheless and will get that ball pushed into his foot. It’s half beneath you, isn’t it? However then it’s: management left and kick left. Criminal-crook. That goes so quick.
“He solely wants few ball contacts to attain. I don’t imply that he doesn’t seem a lot within the sport, however how he finishes: all the time one time, two occasions max.
“At Zulte Waregem he completed all his 4 objectives in a single time, with proper and left. He jogs my memory a little bit of Papin. He additionally had that direct and selfishness.”
For his kind which has seen him bag the report for quickest hattrick within the UEFA Europa league, Orban has been named amongst sixteen foreign-based gamers for Nigeria`s Olympic Eagles as they put together to face Guinea in a two-legged Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifier.